Public Safety

Monday night shooting injures 23-year-old woman, Cedar Rapids police say

CEDAR RAPIDS — A 23-year-old woman was shot Monday night in the Wellington Heights neighborhood in southeast Cedar Rapids, police said.

Police were dispatched at 10:20 p.m. to Fourth Avenue and 19th Street SE for reports of shots fired. They found a vehicle in the 1700 block of Fourth Avenue SE that had been damaged by gunfire, the police department said.

Around that time, a woman arrived by private vehicle at UnityPoint-St. Luke’s Hospital “with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to the lower body,” police said.

No other information has been released. Police said the investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Cedar Rapids police at (319) 286-5491 or Linn County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-CS-CRIME. (1-800 272-7463).

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